Issued notices to some Congress leaders from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Shivakumar has sought more time from the agency to furnish details about his assets and liabilities
As part of this probe, the ED had searched the Young Indian office at ITO in Delhi in August.
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued notices to some Congress leaders from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in connection with its probe into alleged money laundering involving the National Herald newspaper, a newspaper owned by the Congress party. Officials gave this information on Friday. Some Congress party leaders have been called here for questioning over the next few weeks, while others have been served notices about certain payments made to Young Indians. Officials said that notices have been issued to four leaders.
Earlier this week, Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar told reporters after he was questioned by the ED in Delhi that he was questioned about certain transactions he had done with the company in the past. “Surprisingly, they (ED officials) asked me about payments to one of my trusts, and my brother to Young Indian,” he told reporters on 19 September. More time has been sought from the agency for furnishing the details regarding
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In the National Herald money laundering case, in the last few months, the ED has questioned Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son and MP Rahul Gandhi, besides some other Congress leaders. The National Herald newspaper is published by Associated Journals Limited and the ED had in August searched the Young Indian office at ITO in Delhi as part of its probe.
Tags: Andhra paradesh, Congress, Enforcement directorate, Telangana
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 23, 2022, 23:57 IST